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A second camel spider (Arachnida: Solifugae) from Baltic amber

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Fossil camel spiders (Arachnida: Solifugae) are extremely rare and only the second example ever recovered from Baltic amber (Paleogene: Eocene) is described here.Although superficially well preserved and more than twice the size of the previously known Baltic amber specimen, key taxonomic characters allowing meaningful comparisons to the other fossil and living material cannot, unfortunately, be resolved. It is formally treated here as Solifugae gen. et sp. indet., although we concede that it could be an adult of the previously recorded Baltic amber species Palaeoblossia groehni Dunlop,Wunderlich and Poinar, 2004.
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  • Museum fur Naturkunde, Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity at the Humboldt University Berlin, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany, jason.dunlop@mfn-berlin.de
Bibliografia
  • Banta, B.H. and Marer, P.J. 1972. An attack by a solpugid on an iguanid lizard hatchling. British Journal of Herpetology, 4, 266–267.
  • Cloudsley-Thompson, J.L. 1977. Adaptational biology of Solifugae. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society, 4, 61–71.
  • Cushing, P.E., Brookhart, J.O., Kleebe, H.-J., Zito, G. and Payne, P. 2005. The suctorial organ of Solifugae (Arachnida, Solifugae). Arthropod Structure and Development, 34, 397–406.
  • Dunlop, J.A. and Martill, D.M. 2004. Four additional specimens of the fossil camel spider Cratosolpuga wunderlichi Selden 1996 (Arachnida: Solifugae) from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation of Brazil. Revista Ibérica de Arachnología, 9, 143–156.
  • Dunlop, J.A. and Rößler, R. 2003. An enigmatic, solifuge-like fossil arachnid from the Lower Carboniferous of Kamienna Góra (Intra-Sudetic Basin), Poland. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 77, 389–400.
  • Dunlop, J.A.,Wunderlich, J. and Poinar Jr., G.O. 2004. The first fossil opilioacariform mite (Acari: Opilioacariformes) and the first Baltic amber camel spider (Solifugae). Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, 94, 261–273.
  • Harvey, M.S. 2003. Catalogue of the smaller arachnid orders of the world, xi + 385 pp. CSIRO Publishing; Collingwood.
  • Kaestner, A. 1933. 6. Ordnung der Solifugae Sundevall Walzenspinnen. In: Kückenthal, W. (Ed.), Handbuch der Zoologie, pp. 193-299.Walter de Gruyter & Co.; Berlin - Leipzig.
  • Klann, A., Gromov, A., Cushing, P.E., Peretti, A.V. and Alberti, G. 2008. The anatomy and ultrastructure of the suctorial organ of Solifugae (Arachnida). Arthropod Structure and Development, 37, 3–12.
  • Muma, M.H. 1976. A review of solpugid families with an annotated list of Western hemisphere solpugids. A publication of the office of research, Western New Mexico University; Silver City, 2, 1–33.
  • Poinar Jr., G.O. and Santiago-Blay, J.A. 1989. A fossil solpugid, Haplodontus proterus, new genus, new species (Arachnida: Solpugida) from Dominican amber. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 97, 125–132.
  • Punzo, F. 1998. The biology of camel-spiders (Arachnida, Solifugae), x + 301 pp. Kluwer Academic Publishers; Boston.
  • Roewer, C.F. 1934. Solifugae, Palpigradi, 723 pp. In: Dr. H.G. Bronns Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreichs. Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft; Leipzig.
  • Selden, P.A. and Shear, W.A. 1996. The first Mesozoic solifuge (Arachnida), from the Cretaceous of Brazil, and a redescription of the Palaeozoic solifuge. Palaeontology, 39, 583–604.
  • Stanley, S.M. 2001. Historische Geologie. 710 pp. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag; Heidelberg – Berlin.
  • Sundevall, J.C. 1833. Conspectus Arachnidium, 39 pp. C.F. Berling, Londini Gothorum.
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